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Get to Know Stephen Weil, Plant Health Care Manager

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Charlotte, NC - Stephen Weil has joined Carolina Tree Care (CTC) as the new Plant Health Care (PHC) Manager. PHC is a proactive approach to monitoring and maintaining the health of trees, shrubs, and groundcover. Optimal results are achieved through preventive care for stress management, frequent monitoring, and early detection of problems, informed decision making, and integrated treatments that provide long-term solutions. 

Keep Your Horses Safe and Away From These 6 Trees Considered Toxic

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This week our Plant Health Care Manager and Arborist Representative made a yard visit; where horses were present and tree/plant toxicity was a concern. Most toxicities from trees come from poisons released through leaves after leaf fall. Keep your horses safe and away from trees or tree chips that are considered toxic if ingested. Below, see the list of 6 trees commonly found throughout NC and considered toxic to horses.

Keep Your Oak Trees Healthy and Pest Free in 4 Simple Steps

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North Carolina’s heat has brought bugs and pests out in full force. This summer keep your oak trees healthy, strong, and pest free. Oak trees are known for being sturdy and durable, but still needs protection from pest attacks. One pest typically seen in late August / early September throughout North Carolina oak trees is the Orange Striped Oakworm.  

Protect Your Pines

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The pine tree is our North Carolina's state tree and best known for lush green needles and beautifully straight trunks. This type of tree can be found all throughout NC from the mountains to the coast!

One Small Insect, One Giant Threat

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If you've found beetles among your yard and in your garden, you're not alone. In the summertime we typically see Japanese Beetles are out in full force around Concord, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh. Japanese beetles have a shiny metallic green look to them and can be found throughout trees and plants. 

A Note From Your Local Arborist

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Cherry Bud Rot is being seen right now across communities in North Carolina.

Banish Bagworms for Good

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Charlotte, NC – The  Bagworm Caterpillar is a tree pest seen year-after-year throughout Charlotte, Concord, Greensboro, and Raleigh, NC. Are your trees ready to stand against these common creepy crawlers?

Here's to Blooming Azaleas (and Days) Ahead

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It’s Friday! I had to check my phone to see what day it was so thought maybe you’d like an update as well. Speaking of updates. . .I have a blooming one for you!

Free Video Consultation: Chat With Your Arborist In 4 Simple Steps

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Springtime has arrived and now is a great time to spruce up your landscape. We’re here to help with your next yard project! Our Certified Arborists are happy to conduct a free tree & plant consultation onsite or through video chat.

5 Easy Steps To Rid Your Lawn of Unlucky Clover

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🍀Happy St. Patrick's Day!🍀